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Deadline Approaching! The Chairman’s Award and Woodie Flowers Award must be submitted prior to Thursday, February 8 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time.
 
Make sure your team’s hard work is recognized and upload your submission today. You can edit your submission up to the submission deadline. The Chairman’s and Woodie Flowers awards must be submitted by a designated student award submitter from the FIRST Dashboard. The Lead Coach/Mentor 1 or 2 will need to designate up to (2) award submitters from the Team Contacts/Roster page in order for the team member to have access to the award submission portal. Find more information, including steps to designate an award submitter, on the Awards page.
 
The submission deadline for the Dean’s List Award and Entrepreneurship Award is Thursday, February 15 at 3:00 P.M. Eastern Time.
 
Please be aware of the submission deadlines above, and email firstteammembers@firstinspires.org before the submission deadline for assistance. Late submissions will not be accepted.
 
FIRST® Championship Changes and Updates: We’ve made changes to the playoff rounds and closing ceremonies during the 2018 FIRST Championship in hopes of improving the experience for participants and spectators. We’ve also made the decision to discontinue the FIRST Festival of Champions event.
 
Read more about these changes in this blog post.
 
Robot Stop Build Day is Tuesday, February 20 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time! Teams must stop building before the local equivalent of 04:59 UTC on Wednesday, February 21. For detailed information on the “Bag and Tag” process, please review Section 8.4, Budget Constraints & Fabrication Schedule, of the Game and Season Manual.
 
FIRST Alumni Spotlight: We caught up with FIRST Alum Matt Kallerud to learn about his FIRST experience in our latest Alumni Update. Are you or someone you know a FIRST Alum? Share your story and you may be featured in a future Alumni Spotlight.
 
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